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Prep report: Barney leads Cloquet boys hoops past Duluth Marshall

Regan Juenemann hit eight 3-pointers to lead the Hilltoppers past Two Harbors.

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Duluth News Tribune

Cloquet’s Connor Barney scored 29 points to lift the Lumberjacks to a 82-67 home win over Duluth Marshall in a Lake Superior Conference matchup Thursday.

The Hilltoppers led 44-39 at halftime, but the Cloquet defense clamped down in the second half and allowed just 23 points from the Hilltoppers.

Marco Mayorga scored 20 for Cloquet and Caleb Hansen had 15.

Ben Bergeron led Duluth Marshall with 20 points and Brooks Johnson had 19.

Moose Lake/Willow River 68, Proctor 44

Philip Sheetz scored 15 points as the reigning Section 7AA champion Rebels cruised past Proctor 68-44 in the season opener for both teams Thursday.

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MLWR had a balanced attack, with four players scoring in double figures. In addition to Sheetz, Nolan Nelson scored 12, Duane Broughton 11 and Logan Orvedahl had 10.

Proctor was led by 13 from Kolbin Carter.

Northwestern 89, Ashland 35

Northwestern’s C.J. Thompson scored 20 points and the Tigers blew out Ashland 89-35 in a road game Thursday.

Joining Thompson in double figures were Monte Mayberry with 16, John Grohn had 15 and Cole Lahti had 10.

Girls basketball

Duluth Marshall 74, Two Harbors 47

Regan Juenemann had 34 points and hit eight 3-pointers to lead Marshall past Two Harbors 74-47 Thursday.

The Hilltoppers jumped out to a 48-25 lead at halftime and never looked back as they hit 14 shots from long range in the game.

Karly Holm scored 21 points for the Agates, but with just three 3-pointers as a team, they couldn’t keep up with the Hilltoppers.

Cambridge-Isanti 70, Duluth East 58

Duluth East’s Ashlynne Guenther scored 20 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Greyhounds fell 70-58 at home to Cambridge-Isanti Thursday.

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The Greyhounds outscored the Bluejackets 35-30 in the second half, but they were unable to overcome a 17-point halftime deficit.

Evelyn Wiltrout led Cambridge-Isanti with 22 points.

Girls hockey

Superior 3, North Shore 2

Superior’s Keely Morehouse scored two goals to lift the Spartans to a 3-2 road win over North Shore Thursday.

Hope Ernest scored for the Storm in the first period, but Morehouse struck twice in the second to give the Spartans a 2-1 lead heading to the third.

Superior’s Emma Ferg and North Shore’s Katie Carpenter each scored in the third period.

Kaylie Nault finished with 22 saves for Superior and Harper Powell had 35 for North Shore.

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Northwestern’s Tieryn Plasch (1) drives past Ladysmith’s Allison Clark (2) in the first half of the game in Maple on Thursday evening, Dec. 2, 2021. Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

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Prep scoreboard

Boys basketball

Cloquet 82, Duluth Marshall 67

Moose Lake/Willow River 68, Proctor 34

Northwestern 89, Ashland 35

Cherry 74, Deer River 84

Girls basketball

Duluth Marshall 74, Two Harbors 47

Cambridge-Isanti 70, Duluth East 58

Ladysmith 63, Northwestern 49

Barnum 57, East Central 53

Proctor 75, Moose Lake/Willow River 49

Superior 38, Princeton 37

Chisholm 59, Bigfork 26

Boys hockey

Grand Rapids 12, Duluth Marshall 0

Bemidji 4, Duluth East 3 (OT)

Hibbing/Chisholm 8, International Falls 4

Becker/Big Lake 9, Moose Lake Area 3

Girls hockey

Superior 3, North Shore 2

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